Needle Arts Guild of ToledoA member Chapter of the Great Lakes Region
of The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc..
Show Information - Frequently Asked Questions
Naturally, there are a lot of questions when it comes to entering our show. This list of
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will provide some of the answers.
General Entry Questions
I'm not a member of your guild or the EGA. May I enter your show?
I received a ribbon at my county fair for this piece. May I still enter it in your show?
I stitched my piece 15 years ago, and just moved to the area. Can I enter it in this year's show?
I entered this piece in your show three years ago. There's a different judge this year. May I enter the piece again?
In 2001, I entered a piece in your exhibit. There was no judging that year. May I enter the piece to be to be judged this year?
Begining in 2022, there is an option to enter a piece for Display Only. May I enter a piece that was previously judged? May I enter it in a future judged show?
Questions regarding Classifications
What is the difference between Adaptation and Interpretation?
If I make any change to a Commercial pattern, does that make it an Interpretation?
If I take a photo of something and create a needlework piece from that, should it be entered as an Original design or as an Adaptation?
Questions regarding Categories
If I have a cross-stitch piece with a small inset of hardanger or embellished with beads, is that Mixed Technique?
If my canvas piece has silk, metallic threads and a small line of real metal, should it be entered in Canvas or Silk and Metal? How much metal is needed?
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